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Monday, May 14
Buffalo at Ottawa (7 p.m. EDT). Up 2-0 in the series, the Senators will have the home-ice advantage over the Sabres for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.
- Jason Spezza, Senators, had three assists, including setting up the gamewinner, as Ottawa beat Buffalo 4-3 in double overtime.
For the first time in team history, Ottawa has won the first two games of a series following a 4-3 double-overtime win over Buffalo in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals on Saturday night. The Senators, who improved to 10-2 this postseason, are within two wins of their first trip to the Stanley Cup finals. Ottawa next two games of the best-of-seven series are at home, where it is 4-1 so far in the playoffs.
Ottawa, including three last season. The Senators' only other overtime playoff victory against Buffalo was in 1997.
HOLDING A LEAD
Top-seeded Buffalo squandered an early 2-0 lead in dropping a 4-3 double overtime loss to Ottawa Saturday night in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. The Sabres, who had gone 40-0 in the regular season and 6-0 this postseason when holding a two-goal lead, had one of their best first-period performances of this postseason when they scored twice within the opening 7 minutes.
``It's obviously the biggest goal of my life. Just total elation when it went in. It was obviously just a great moment, something I'll always remember.'' - Ottawa defenseman Joseph Corvo after scoring the game-winning goal in the Senators' 4-3 double overtime victory over Buffalo Saturday night. Corvo, who scored just his second career playoff goal, helped give Ottawa a 2-0 lead in best-of-seven series Eastern Conference finals.